IVF treatment for Cancer Patients

IVF treatment for Cancer Patients

The mental and emotional status of a person who is trying hard to have a baby but is not able to have one, cannot be understood easily by anyone. One goes through a lot of trauma. But now there are various options that are available in the field of science. One of such treatments In Vitro fertilization that is IVF. This is a process by which an egg is fertilized by a sperm outside the…

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This Cyberknife Hacks Cancers in 40 Minutes

This Cyberknife Hacks Cancers in 40 Minutes

The revolutionary Cyberknife Versatile Simple Intelligent (VSI), installed in the oncology wing of Medanta – the MedCity, has been going great in cancer treatment, bringing down the operation duration and minimizing the side effects associated with Radiotherapy. It is believed that using the Cyberknife, doctors can complete the operation in only 30-40 minutes. “The patient doesn’t need anesthesia before the session. Nor does it have any side effects, associated with chemotherapy or exposure to radiation,”…

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First Hospital Mall Inaugurated in Gurgaon

First Hospital Mall Inaugurated in Gurgaon

30th October, 2012. 14:40 hours. Gurgaon. The official inauguration of The Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) was held on Monday in Gurgaon. The multi-acre premise is a combination of a multi-brand shopping mall and a multi-specialty hospital. There are more than 18 food and retail outlets functioning in the premises, with plans to introduce many more. “This is a comprehensive institute, aimed at delivering cutting-edge medicine, in line with the best that is available in…

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Apollo’s Renaissance Robot Straightens Spines With Ease

Apollo’s Renaissance Robot Straightens Spines With Ease

Chennai. Dr. Sajan K. Hegde, senior Orthopaedic surgeon at Apollo Hospital, Chennai successfully performed 3 major spine surgeries where he treated spinal abnormalities and humps with spinal implants using a robot. The three patients, Mohit Sinha, Heema Kirit Shah and Preetin Suryavanshi, were all troubled by spinal deformities and could not walk straight due to the humps they were born with. Having tried all physiotherapy tricks, the three had given up on the hopes of…

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Seychelles Teenager Afflicted With Glomerular Nephritis Puts on a Brave Face Before Surgery

Seychelles Teenager Afflicted With Glomerular Nephritis Puts on a Brave Face Before Surgery

18 year old Dylan from Seychelles is suffering from Glomerular Nephritis. Actually, if you meet him, “suffering” is the last word that will come to your mind. The teenager has been undergoing treatment at the Balaji Dental and Craniofacial Hospital where a team of global experts invited for a meet on new research trends in craniofacial biology . Dylan’s chronic kidney disease has triggered renal osteodystrophy, a bone and mineral disorder which has led to…

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Three Patients Got a New Lease of Life From a Brain Dead Girl

Three Patients Got  a New Lease of Life From a Brain Dead Girl

On September 2, when 17 year old Payal was declared brain dead by the doctors of a private Delhi hospital, her parents went on to take the most difficult and painful decision of their life that saved the life of three people. “We decided to donate our child’s organs, and today we are proud to say that she has helped save the lives of three persons and helped restore sight to two others,” says Ajay…

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I2india all set to deal with Pulmonary Disorders with their Lungflute Device

I2india all set to deal with Pulmonary Disorders with their Lungflute Device

i2india Ventures, a firm dealing in medical technological devices, has decided to expand the reach of its lung care device ‘Lung Flute’. The medical device has been designed to provide relief to patients suffering from chronic pain. The device is ideal for Indian patients because it is easy to use, low cost and drug-free. Lung Flute has been devised after a long clinical research process in India in collaboration with Medical Acoustics. It functions by…

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First Asia Pacific Bank to Provide Pre-Cut Donor Corneas

First Asia Pacific Bank to Provide Pre-Cut Donor Corneas

Ramayamma International Eye Bank, an initiative of the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, has partnered with Sight Life, a Seattle-based eye bank to establish a corneal tissue cutting center providing pre cut donor corneas to the visually impaired in India. Although the center was established a couple of years ago, Washington Governor Chris Gregoire inaugurated the new equipment at the Hyderabad Center on Tuesday. Gullapalli N. Rao, founder and Distinguished Chair of Eye Health at the…

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Chain Smoking and Heavy Drinking Inflicts Pancreatic Cancer, Says Study

Chain Smoking and Heavy Drinking Inflicts Pancreatic Cancer, Says Study

In a case study published in the American Journal of Gastroentrology recently, there is a quote by a cancer specialist which says “those who smoke and drink heavily may develop pancreatic cancer at an earlier age than those who don’t”. It has been found that chain smokers and heavy drinkers are detected with pancreatic cancer at an age of 62 and 61, a decade earlier than the average of detection. The study was conducted on…

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Fortis ‘healthcare’ now amongst the Guinness world record holders

Fortis ‘healthcare’ now amongst the Guinness world record holders

The ‘Fortis’ group of super specialty hospitals, has set to itself a new Guinness world record, of conducting 14,161 free cholesterol tests in the NCR region, on World Heart Day. The free cholesterol tests were part of the awareness campaign, run by Fortis as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility. 14,161 adults from the NCR region avail to themselves this opportunity of having a free cholesterol test at one of the leading health chains in…

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